§ 18.051 Product Certification Programs
§ 18.052 Standards
§ 18.053 Fees
§ 18.054 Civil Penalty; Injunction

Terms Used In Texas Agriculture Code Chapter 18 > Subchapter B

  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgage loan: A loan made by a lender to a borrower for the financing of real property. Source: OCC
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.